Call to Fifers to make sure their homes are energy efficient

We may be enjoying a heatwave, but householders in Fife are being advised to act now and make their homes more energy efficient before the colder months and weather return.

Friday, 23rd July 2021, 12:30 pm

The call comes from the Home Energy Scotland

A recent survey revealed that 70% of people in Scotland feel concerned about energy bills rising, with almost two thirds using more energy than usual during the first 12 months of the pandemic.

It also found 59% of Scots have noticed a worrying rise in their energy bills already.

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Jamie Gray, advice centre manager for Home Energy Scotland in the South East said; “It is now vital to get things sorted so that heating costs aren’t such a worry when next winter comes.

"The good news is there is a lot of help available and summer is the best time to access it.”

The Scottish Government’s Warmer Homes Scotland programme provides home improvements like home insulation, secondary glazing or a new heating system worth around £5000.

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